(blak´list) (n.) In Internet terminology, a generic name for a list of e-mail addresses or IP addresses that are originating with known spammers. Individuals and enterprises can use blacklists to filter out unwanted e-mails, as most e-mail applications today have filtering capabilities.
Also referred to as a blackhole list, the blacklist also can include ISPs that allow known spammers to use their services. Compare with RBL, a blackhole list maintained by MAPS LLC.
(v.) To place an email address or an IP address on a list of known spammers.
In printing terminology, it means an empty or unassembled printer ink cartridge or toner.
- blank character
Also called a space character. A blank character is produced when you press the space bar.
- blank-off plate
Small metal plates found on the back of a computer system on the actual case that cover the openings for expansion slots unoccupied by a sound card, video card, network card and so on. When adding a card or device to your system, you’ll need to remove the blank-off plate. Some blank-off plates are removed […]
In online advertising it is a slang term used to describe advertisements sent via bulk e-mail.
Term used to mean blog audience. A blog audience is the audience (or readers) of a blog. See “The History of Blogging” in the Quick Reference section of